Tinting Mason Jars in pretty colors is easy when you know how. We’re excited to show you the technique that uses glue and food coloring.
Mod Podge is the secret to your success. This is a popular craft glue that dries clear. It is also used with Decoupage. You can achieve beautiful effects and just like the faux stained glass, it’s an inexpensive DIY.
How To Tint Jars and Bottles Video Tutorial
via HGTV, Youtube.
Julia from HGTV is here to show us how to achieve the perfect result when tinting our jars. She said that when she first tried this project off-camera, it was a total craft fail.
This time she has worked it out and says that it has everything to do with the amount of food coloring that you use in your project. In her video, she uses 3 different amounts to show the varying results. Click Play above ^
As glue is used, it is not recommended that they are used for food storage. On a side note, this project would be perfect for baby food jars too. The possibilities are endless.
They’re perfect for a votive candle holder or a stationery holder. You can also pop some flowers in them for the perfect centerpiece. You can hang them from trees and posts too.
They make wonderful outdoor lanterns also. The uses are endless and we’re sure you’ll find many more ways to use them.